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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'Dallas' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'Dallas':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)

April 2, 1978: Digger's Daughter
Season 1, episode 1
W: David Jacobs   D: Robert Day

With Tina Louise (Julie Grey), Jim Gough (Congressman), David Wayne (Digger Barnes), Donna Bullock (Connie), Bill Thurman (Phil Bradley).
Series premiere. The youngest son in an oil and cattle-rich family shocks the entire clan when he brings home as his bride the daughter of his father's long-time enemy. Stars Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy, Barbara Bel Geddes, Jim Davis, Victoria Principal.

April 9, 1978: Lessons
Season 1, episode 2
W: Virginia Aldridge   D: Irving J. Moore

With Tina Louise (Julie Grey), Jeffrey Byron (Roger Hurley), Paul Tully (Miller), Donna Bullock (Connie), Ryan Merckey (Mr. Daley), Jo McDonnell (Maurine), Larry Tanner (Hal).
Pamela tries to convince Lucy to stay in school and out of trouble, but Lucy's determination to rebel even surpasses Pamela's not-too-subtle form of blackmail.

April 16, 1978: Spy In The House
Season 1, episode 3
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Robert Day

With Tina Louise (Julie Grey), Norman Alden (Senator Orloff), Donna Bullock (Connie), Bob Magruder (Ben).
When Cliff Barnes suddenly comes into possession of a document that links Senator Orloff in a questionable financial arrangement with the Ewings, Pam is accused of being a spy.

April 23, 1978: Winds Of Vengeance
Season 1, episode 4
W: Camille Marchetta   D: Irving J. Moore

With Brian Dennehy (Luther Frick), Cooper Huckabee (Allen), Niki Flacks (Wanda Frick), Laura Tate (Mary Lou), Nancy Lydick (Janine).
When Luther Frick finds his wife and J.R. Ewing's business card in a motel, he convinces his friend to go with him to the Ewing ranch for a little revenge.

April 30, 1978: Barbecue
Season 1, episode 5
W: David Jacobs   D: Robert Day

With David Wayne (Digger Barnes), James Canning (Jimmy Monahan), Irma P. Hall (Tillie), Jo McDonnell (Maureen), Haskell Craver (Sam), Lisa Lemole (Susan), Jim Gough (Senator).
Pamela is excited to find out that she is pregnant, but the news stirs up the feuding grandfathers-to-be.





September 23, 1978: Reunion (1)
Season 2, episode 1
W: David Jacobs   D: Irving J. Moore

With David Ackroyd (Gary Ewing), Joan Van Ark (Valene Clements Ewing), Philip Levine (Jimmy Barnes), Tony Frank (Pete).
Season premiere. Bobby runs into his missing brother, Gary, in Las Vegas and convinces him to return to the family ranch in Texas.

September 30, 1978: Reunion (2)
Season 2, episode 2
W: David Jacobs   D: Irving J. Moore

With Sarah Cunningham (Aunt Maggie), David Ackroyd (Gary Ewing), Joan Van Ark (Valene Clements Ewing), David Wayne (Digger Barnes).
J.R.'s effort to make his long-lost brother, Gary, comfortable in his new surroundings, is designed to pressure him into taking over one of the Ewing businesses. But Val, his former wife, believes it is just another method of chasing him away again.

October 7, 1978: Old Acquaintance
Season 2, episode 3
W: Camille Marchetta   D: Alex March

With Morgan Fairchild (Jenna Wade), Peter Mark Richman (Maynard Anderson), Laurie Lynn Myers (Charlie Wade), Nicki Flacks (Melissa Anderson), Richard Anthony (Waiter), Lisa LeMole (Susan).
Jenna Wade, a young woman Bobby once proposed to, now seeks help for herself and her fatherless daughter.

October 14, 1978: Bypass
Season 2, episode 4
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Corey Allen

With Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), John Ashton (Willie Joe Garr), Ed Nelson (Jeb Ames), Lisa Lemole (Susan).
Bobby threatens to leave the Ewing Oil Company because of J.R., but both he and J.R. feel guilty when Jock suffers a heart attack after one of their brotherly conflicts.

October 15, 1978: Black Market Baby
Season 2, episode 5
W: Darlene Craviotto   D: Lawrence Dobkin

With Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Talia Balsam (Rita Briggs), James Whitmore Jr. (Buzz Connors), Gaetana Campbell (Barbara Walsh).
Afraid that Pam and Bobby will produce the first Ewing grandchild, Sue Ellen decides to adopt a "black market" baby.

October 21, 1978: Double Wedding
Season 2, episode 6
W: Jim Inman, Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Paul Stanley

With Sarah Cunningham (Aunt Maggie), Robin Clarke (Ed Haynes), David Wayne (Digger Barnes), Charles Hallahan (Harry Ritlin), Lisa LeMole (Susan).
Pam's ex-husband suddenly shows up, insisting that they are still legally married.

October 28, 1978: Runaway
Season 2, episode 7
W: Worley Thorne   D: Barry Crane

With Greg Evigan (Willie Guest), Jim Gough (Congressman Oates).
Lucy runs away from home when Jock refuses to allow her to invite her mother to her birthday party.

November 5, 1978: Election
Season 2, episode 8
W: Rena Down   D: Barry Crane

With Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), Don Starr (Jordon Lee), Joshua Bryant (Peter Carson), Allen Case (Martin Cole), Norman Bartold (Mr. Evans), Madeleine Fisher (Kristen Carlson), Dick Whittington (Jack Jackson).
Cliff Barnes' race for state senator places Pam in an awkward position and causes a fight with the Ewing family.

November 12, 1978: Survival
Season 2, episode 9
W: D.C. Fontana, Richard Fontana   D: Irving J. Moore

With Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), John Zaremba (Dr. Harlan Danvers), Trey Wilson (Johnnie), Andy Jarrell (Kin Jackson), Karen Austin (Dailey).
The Ewing family plane, carrying Bobby and J.R., crashes into a swamp during a severe thunderstorm, and the women try to keep the news from Jock.

November 19, 1978: Act Of Love
Season 2, episode 10
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Corey Allen

With Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), John Zaremba (Dr. Harlan Danvers), Nancy Bleier (Connie), Nicolas Coster (Joe), Liberty Godshall (J.R.'s Mistress).
Sue Ellen doesn't know whether J.R. or Cliff is the father of her unborn child.

November 26, 1978: Triangle
Season 2, episode 11
W: Camille Marchetta   D: Vincent McEveety

With Nancy Bleier (Connie), Kate Mulgrew (Garnett McGee), Edward Call (Sam Gurney), Larry French (Dick Norton), Harry Middlebrooks (Mervin Hall), Michael Dudikoff (Joe Newcomb).
Ray faces stiff competition from J.R. for the affections of a country and western singer.

December 3, 1978: Fallen Idol
Season 2, episode 12
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Vincent McEveety

With Sandy Ward (Jeb Ames), John Ashton (Willie Joe Garr), Nancy Bleier (Connie), John Petlock (Dan Marsh), Richard Kelton (Guzzler).
Bobby and his former college idol become partners in a construction firm, causing conflicts at the Ewing ranch.

December 17, 1978: Kidnapped
Season 2, episode 13
W: Camille Marchetta   D: Lawrence Dobkin

With Robert F. Hoy (Mahoney), Nancy Bleier (Connie), Stephen Davis (Will Hart), Paul Koslo (Al Parker), Kelly Jean Peters (Fay Parker).
A trio of kidnappers planning to grab J.R. accidentally capture Bobby instead.

January 7, 1979: Home Again
Season 2, episode 14
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Don McDougall

With John Petlock (Dan Marsh), Gene Evans (Garrison Southworth), Melinda Fee (Cathy Baker), Michael McManus (Matt), Charles Wilder Young (Charlie Waters).
Ellie's brother, supposedly killed years earlier, shows up at the Ewing ranch.

January 14, 1979: For Love Or Money
Season 2, episode 15
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Irving J. Moore

With Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), John Petlock (Dan Marsh), Nancy Bleier (Connie), Martha Scott (Patricia Shepard), Colleen Camp (Kristin Shepard), Fred Beir (Ben Maxwell).
Sue Ellen decides to leave J.R., and seeks comfort and understanding from Cliff Barnes.

January 26, 1979: Julie's Return
Season 2, episode 16
W: Rena Down   D: Leslie H. Martinson

With Tina Louise (Julie Grey), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone).
The Ewing family is disturbed by a deep friendship between Jock and J.R.'s former secretary Julie Grey.

February 2, 1979: The Red File (1)
Season 2, episode 17
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Leonard Katzman

With Tina Louise (Julie Grey), Sandy Ward (Jeb Aames), John Ashton (Willie Joe Garr), John Petlock (Dan Marsh), James L. Brown (Sgt. McSween), Fred Beir (Ben Maxwell), Jordan Charney (Lt. Sutton), Michael Cavanaugh (O'Neill), Charles Wilder Young (Charlie Waters).
Julie Grey decides that J.R. is using her and repays him by spilling his secrets to Cliff Barnes.

February 9, 1979: The Red File (2)
Season 2, episode 18
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Leonard Katzman

With Tina Louise (Julie Grey), Sandy Ward (Jeb Aames), John Ashton (Willie Joe Garr), John Harkins (Judge Potter), John Petlock (Dan Marsh), Charles Siebert (Sloan), Walter Brooke (Cole Young), Woodrow Parfrey (Doctor), Jordan Charney (Lt. Sutton).
Pam believes that J.R. framed her brother Cliff for the murder of Julie, and moves out of the house.

February 16, 1979: Sue Ellen's Sister
Season 2, episode 19
W: Camille Marchetta   D: Irving J. Moore

With Colleen Camp (Kristin Shepard), John McLiam (Wally), Barbara Tarbuck (Cliff's Secretary).
Sue Ellen's sister decides to make her move on Bobby now that he and Pam are separated.

February 23, 1979: Call Girl
Season 2, episode 20
W: Rena Down   D: Leslie H. Martinson

With Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Claude Earl Jones (Matt Henderson), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), Veronica Hamel (Leanne Rees), Fred Beir (Ben Maxwell), Mark Wheeler (Kit Mainwaring).
A new friend of Pam's unwittingly gives J.R. the opportunity to ruin both Pam and her brother Cliff.

March 9, 1979: Royal Marriage
Season 2, episode 21
W: Camille Marchetta   D: Gunnar Hellstrom

With Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Joan Lancaster (Linda Bradley), Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Mark Wheeler (Kit Mainwaring), Linden Chiles (Chris Mainwaring), Jay W. MacIntosh (Mrs. Mainwairing).
Lucy announces her plans to marry the only son of another oil-rich Texas family.

March 16, 1979: The Outsiders
Season 2, episode 22
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Dennis Donnelly

With Susan Howard (Donna Culver), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Joan Lancaster (Linda Bradley), John McIntire (Sam Culver), Clint Ritchie (Bud Morgan), Jeannie Fitzsimmons (Joan), Dawn Jeffory (Annie Driscoll).
Ray Krebbs becomes involved with wife of a former powerful politician whom J.R. Ewing is using to help stop Cliff Barnes' harassment of Ewing Oil.

March 23, 1979: John Ewing III (1)
Season 2, episode 23
W: Camille Marchetta   D: Leonard Katzman

With Ellen Geer (Dr. Krane), Peter Horton (Wayne), Dawn Jeffory (Annie Driscoll), Ed Kenney (Senator Newberry).
Jock and Ellie become concerned about Sue Ellen's excessive drinking, and Bobby tries to keep Lucy's drug addiction from his parents.

March 30, 1979: John Ewing III (2)
Season 2, episode 24
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Leonard Katzman

With Karlene Crockett (Muriel Gillis), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Peter Horton (Wayne), Ellen Geer (Dr. Krane), Michael C. Gwynne (Dr. Rogers), Dimitra Arliss (Hatton), Dawn Jeffory (Annie Driscoll).
Sue Ellen, vowing revenge on J.R. for committing her to an alcohol sanitarium, escapes from the hospital and has a near brush with death.





September 21, 1979: Whatever Happened To Baby John? (1)
Season 3, episode 1
W: Camille Marchetta   D: Leonard Katzman

With Sandy Ward (Jeb Ames), John Ashton (Willie Joe Garr), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Sheila Larken (Priscilla Duncan), Joe Bratcher (Harry Shaw), Cliff Murdock (Lieutenant Simpson).
Sue Ellen comes home from the hospital with little enthusiasm for anything, including her baby, while Cliff continues his efforts to claim the child.

September 28, 1979: Whatever Happened To Baby John? (2)
Season 3, episode 2
W: Camille Marchetta   D: Leonard Katzman

With Sandy Ward (Jeb Ames), John Ashton (Willie Joe Garr), Dennis Patrick (Vaughn Leland), Sheila Larken (Priscilla Duncan), John O'Leary (Dr. Freilich), Jordan Charney (Det. Rollins), Jocelyn Brando (Mrs. Reeves), Cliff Murdock (Lieutenant Simpson).
The shock of the Ewing baby being kidnapped bands the family together as they each try various means of locating the child and its kidnappers.

October 5, 1979: The Silent Killer
Season 3, episode 3
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Irving J. Moore

With William Bassett (Dr. Hollister), Martha Scott (Patricia Shephard), Georgann Johnson (Dr. Carol Grovner), Jocelyn Brando (Mrs. Reeves).
A doctor's examination of Digger Barnes discloses a genetic disorder which may have been passed on to Cliff, Pam and Sue Ellen's baby.

October 12, 1979: Secrets
Season 3, episode 4
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Leonard Katzman

With Joan Van Ark (Valene Ewing), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), William Bassett (Dr. Paul Hollister), Jocelyn Brando (Mrs. Reeves).
Lucy's mother returns and attempts to re-establish some understanding with her daughter, while Pamela, depressed about the Barnes' family's genetic disorder, must cope with the sudden news that she is pregnant.

October 19, 1979: The Kristin Affair
Season 3, episode 5
W: Worley Thorne   D: Irving J. Moore

With Martha Scott (Patricia Shephard), Dennis Patrick (Vaughn Leland), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Hugh Gorrian (Lowell Hansen).
In an attempt to get his attention, Kristin convinces J.R. to give her a job, while Bobby learns that Pam is pregnant before she can make a decision about getting an abortion.

October 26, 1979: The Dove Hunt
Season 3, episode 6
W: D.C. Fontana, Richard Fontana   D: Leonard Katzman

With John Zaremba (Dr. Harlan Danvers), Robert J. Wilke (Tom Owens), Stephen Gierasch (Ben Masters), Thomas Callaway (Dan Owens).
While on a hunting trip, Jock becomes the target of a vengeful man he doesn't remember; Miss Ellie fears she may need surgery.

November 2, 1979: The Lost Child
Season 3, episode 7
W: Rena Down   D: Irving J. Moore

With Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Med Flory (Cal McBride), Ronnie Scribner (Luke Midden).
Bobby's growing attachment to a ranch hand's son makes Pam's task of telling him about their unborn child even more difficult; J.R. is suspicious of Sue Ellen's frequent trips to town.

November 9, 1979: Rodeo
Season 3, episode 8
W: Camille Marchetta   D: Leonard Katzman

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan).
At the annual Ewing rodeo, Sue Ellen openly displays interest in a cowboy, and Digger Barnes makes good on his threat to see his grandson.

November 16, 1979: Mastectomy
Season 3, episode 9
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Irving J. Moore

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), John Zaremba (Dr. Danvers), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Elby), Karlene Crockett (Muriel Gillis), Jane Kean (Mitzi), Lev Mailer (Dr. Andress), Karrie Emerson (Carrie).
Miss Ellie learns she has breast cancer and needs a mastectomy, but refuses to tell Jock for fear that he will leave her like he did his first wife when she became mentally ill.

November 16, 1979: Mastectomy (2)
Season 3, episode 10
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Irving J. Moore

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), John Zaremba (Dr. Danvers), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Elby), Karlene Crockett (Muriel Gillis), Jane Kean (Mitzi), Lev Mailer (Dr. Andress), Karrie Emerson (Carrie).
Ellie requires a mastectomy and Lucy reacts by avoiding her grandmother; Sue Ellen seeks solace in the company of cowboy Dusty Farlow.

November 23, 1979: The Heiress
Season 3, episode 11
W: Loraine Despres   D: Leslie H. Martinson

With Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Karlene Crockett (Muriel Gillis), Joan Lancaster (Linda Bradley), Laura Johnson (Betty Lou), Walker Edmiston (Roy Tate).
Alan uses Lucy to further his ambitions after he stages a fight in which he impresses her by standing up to J.R.

November 30, 1979: Ellie Saves The Day
Season 3, episode 12
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis, David Michael Jacobs   D: Gunnar Hellstrom

With Dennis Patrick (Vaughn Leland), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Michael Laurence (McGraw).
J.R. is caught from all sides when the oil drilling in Southeast Asia is delayed, his bank loan becomes due, and Bobby learns he has mortgaged Southfork.

December 14, 1979: Mother Of The Year
Season 3, episode 13
W: Rena Down   D: Larry Hagman

With Dennis Patrick (Vaughn Leland), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Joan Lancaster (Linda Bradley), Jocelyn Brando (Mrs. Reeves).
Sue Ellen's avoidance of her child causes conflict between her and J.R., and Jock decides to sell the Asian oil leases to save Southfork.

December 20, 1979: Return Engagements
Season 3, episode 14
W: David Jacobs   D: Gunnar Hellstrom

With E.J. Andre (Eugene Bullock), Joan Van Ark (Valene Ewing), Ted Shackelford (Gary Ewing), Terry Lester (Rudy Millington), Andra Akers (Sally Bullock).
Ellie's missing son Gary turns up in Dallas and announces that he is planning on re-marrying his ex-wife and Lucy's mother, Valene.

December 21, 1979: Love And Marriage
Season 3, episode 15
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Alexander Singer

With Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Barry Corbin (Sheriff Fenton Washburn), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Susan Howard (Donna McCullum Culver), Mel Ferrer (Harrison Page).
J.R. schemes to keep Jock out of the office by bringing Bobby back into the Ewing Oil company.

January 4, 1980: Power Play
Season 3, episode 16
W: Jeff Young   D: Leslie H. Martinson

With Stephanie Blackmore (Serena Wald), Karlene Crockett (Muriel Gillis), Laura Johnson (Betty Lou Barker), Michael Prince (Jonas Smithers).
Kristin discovers Lucy's affair with Alan Beam and brings the information to J.R. -- who sees a way to turn Alan's romance to his own advantage.

January 11, 1980: Paternity Suit
Season 3, episode 17
W: Loraine Despres   D: Harry Harris

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Joan Lancaster (Linda Bradley), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Stanley Grover (Dr. Miles), Stephen Keep (Barry Lester).
After Cliff quits his race for Congress, Digger tells a reporter that John Ross III is his grandchild. The Ewings sue Cliff Barnes for defamation and Cliff goes to court as well, to determine the baby's paternity.

January 18, 1980: Jenna's Return
Season 3, episode 18
W: Camille Marchetta   D: Irving J. Moore

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Mel Ferrer (Harrison Page), Don Porter (Matt Devlin), Francine Tacker (Jenna Wade).
When Pam continues to put a strain on her marriage to Bobby by going on a buyer's trip to Paris with Harrison Page, Bobby seeks comfort in the arms of Jenna Wade, who is back in town.

February 1, 1980: Sue Ellen's Choice
Season 3, episode 19
W: Camille Marchetta   D: Leonard Katzman

With Francine Tacker (Jenna Wade), Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow).
Dusty wants Sue Ellen to leave J.R. but J.R. wont make it easy for her. Jenna visits Pam whose relationship with Bobby is still strained. Donna tries to reconcile with Ray.

February 8, 1980: Second Thoughts
Season 3, episode 20
W: Linda Elstad   D: Irving J. Moore

With Robert Rockwell (Mitchell), Chris Coffey (Greg Forrester), Laura Johnson (Betty Lou Barker).
J.R. pressures Alan to marry Lucy soon, so they'll move away to Chicago, but Jock offers Alan a wedding gift -- a law partnership in Dallas -- that spoils J.R.'s plans; Cliff's political campaign runs out of money.

February 15, 1980: Divorce, Ewing Style
Season 3, episode 21
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Leonard Katzman

With Barry Corbin (Sheriff Washburn), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Elby), Stephanie Blackmore (Serena Wald), James L. Brown (Harry McSween), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Don Porter (Matt Devlin), John Christy Ewing (Tom Fuller).
Sue Ellen plans for a divorce action by acting like the perfect wife and hiring a detective to follow J.R. When J.R. realizes what she is up to he takes action to discredit her.

February 22, 1980: Jock's Trial (1)
Season 3, episode 22
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Irving J. Moore

With Barry Corbin (Sheriff Washburn), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Elby), Joan Lancaster (Linda Bradley), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Don Porter (Matt Devlin), Nicolas Coster (Lyle Sloan), Chris Coffey (Greg Forrester).
The identity of the skeleton found on Ray Krebs' section of Southfork is revealed as a man last seen arguing with Jock many years ago. The D.A. accuses Jock of murder and puts him on trial.

February 29, 1980: Jock's Trial (2)
Season 3, episode 23
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Irving J. Moore

With Barry Corbin (Sheriff Fenton Washburn), John Zaremba (Dr. Harlan Danvers), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Sarah Cunningham (Aunt Maggie), Don Porter (Matt Devlin), Stephen Elliott (Scotty Demarest), Nicolas Coster (Lyle Sloan), William Watson (Hutch McKinney).
Sue Ellen goes back to drinking after a tragedy; Digger's health continues to fail; J.R. testifies against Jock, whose lawyer is concerned that the D.A. has a good case against him; Digger reveals information that shakes Pam to the core.

March 14, 1980: The Wheeler Dealer
Season 3, episode 24
W: Barbara Searles   D: Alexander Singer

With Dennis Patrick (Vaughn Leland), Ron Hayes (Hank Johnson), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Stephanie Blackmore (Serena Wald), Sarah Cunningham (Aunt Maggie Monahan), Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Lesley Woods (Amanda Lewis Ewing).
Most of the family goes to Colorado to visit Jock's first wife. J.R. stays behind to rig a deal on the Asian oil wells. Pam hires a detective to look into what became of her mother. Sue Ellen has trouble with the bottle again.

March 21, 1980: A House Divided
Season 3, episode 25
W: Rena Down   D: Irving J. Moore

With Dennis Patrick (Vaughn Leland), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), James L. Brown (Harry McSween), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Ron Heyes (Hank Johnson), Christopher Coffey (Greg Forrester).
J.R.'s friends, family, and business associates have had enough of his dirty dealings, and many of them vow revenge. Bobby is especially angry as he and Pam leave Southfork.





November 7, 1980: No More Mister Nice Guy (1)
Season 4, episode 1
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Leonard Katzman

With Ted Shackelford (Gary Ewing), Joan Van Ark (Valene Ewing), Michael Alldredge (Detective Horton), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Karlene Crockett (Muriel Gillis), Tami Barber (Bev), Peter Donat (Dr. Miles Pearson), Christopher Coffey (Greg Forrester), Ray Stewart (Newscaster), Nik Hagler (Detective Frost), Sarah Buchannan (Mrs. Forrester).
Season premiere. A cleaning woman finds J.R. unconscious on the floor outside his office -- he's been shot. The police begin to compile a list of suspects.

November 9, 1980: No More Mister Nice Guy (2)
Season 4, episode 2
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Leonard Katzman

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Ted Shackelford (Gary Ewing), Michael Alldredge (Detective Horton), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Tami Barber (Bev), Peter Donat (Dr. Miles Pearson), Royce D. Applegate (Detective Crabbe), Ray Stewart (Newscaster).
J.R. undergoes the helplessness of paralysis as Bobby takes over Ewing Oil with Jock's blessing. Sue Ellen feels guilty that she may have shot J.R. in a drunken stupor and the list of suspects grows.

November 14, 1980: Nightmare
Season 4, episode 3
W: Linda Elstad   D: Irving J. Moore

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Michael Alldredge (Detective Horton), Laurence Haddon (Franklin Horner), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Christopher Coffey (Greg Forrester), Wayne Heffley (Jess Robbins), David Bowman (Tom Selby).
J.R. fights for full recovery and, from his hospital bed, tries to undermine Bobby's efforts at running Ewing Oil; at Southfork, Miss Ellie and Jock find the gun that was used to shoot J.R.; Sue Ellen has nightmares that she shot J.R.

November 21, 1980: Who Done It?
Season 4, episode 4
W: Loraine Despres   D: Leonard Katzman

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Laurence Haddon (Franklin Horner), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), John Lehne (Kyle Bennett), Gregory Walcott (Jim Redfield), Nik Hagler (Detective Frost).
Sue Ellen is charged with attempted murder after her fingerprints are found on the gun used in the assault on her husband -- but the charges are dropped when the real assailant reveals herself and her shocking secret.

November 28, 1980: Taste Of Success
Season 4, episode 5
W: Robert J. Shaw   D: Irving J. Moore

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Michael Bell (Les Crowley), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Laurence Haddon (Franklin Horner), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Warren Vanders (Harry Owens), David Bowman (Tom Selby), Gregory Walcott (Jim Redfield), Tom Taylor (Martin Purcell).
As Ewing Oil's president, Bobby finds the power intoxicating, which promotes apprehension in both Pam and J.R.; Bobby works hard to buy a refinery, something Jock has always wanted and which J.R. could never accomplish.

December 5, 1980: The Venezuelan Connection
Season 4, episode 6
W: Leah Markus   D: Leonard Katzman

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), E.J. Andre (Eugene Bullock), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Tami Barber (Bev), Joanna Cassidy (Sally Bullock), William Windom (Amos Krebbs), Richard Herd (John Mackey), Ted Gehring (Brady York), Jerry Haynes (Pat Powers).
J.R. and Bobby are in conflict over who is running Ewing Oil, which puts Jock in the middle when Bobby refuses to step down; Lucy introduces Mitch, her new boyfriend, to her friends, with disastrous results.

December 12, 1980: The Fourth Son
Season 4, episode 7
W: Howard Lakin   D: Irving J. Moore

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), E.J. Andre (Eugene Bullock), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Joanna Cassidy (Sally Bullock), William Windom (Amos Krebbs), Ted Gehring (Brady York), John Crawford (Mort Wilkinson).
Ray Krebbs' father, whom he hasn't seen or heard from since he was three, shows up at Southfork with some disturbing news for the entire Ewing family; an oil tanker sinks with over 600,000 gallons, which represents just a minor inconvenience to Ewing Oil -- until it is discovered that the ship was not insured.

December 19, 1980: Trouble At Ewing 23
Season 4, episode 8
W: Louis Elias   D: Leonard Katzman

With Michael Bell (Les Crowley), Laurence Haddon (Franklin Horner), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Warren Vanders (Harry Owens), Richard Herd (John Mackey), John Warner Williams (Larry).
An extortionist threatening to blow up Ewing 23 gives J.R. the opportunity to put a halt to his fading fortunes with the company and the family by outmaneuvering Bobby.

January 2, 1981: The Prodigal Mother
Season 4, episode 9
W: David Paulsen   D: Irving J. Moore

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Michael Bell (Les Crowley), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Karlene Crockett (Muriel Gillis), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Richard Herd (John Mackey), Trent Dolan (Baxter Kirby), Jerry Haynes (Pat Powers).
Pam believes she has at last found her mother, but all hopes of a reconciliation are dashed by the woman. Lucy proposes marriage to Mitch, and J.R. stumbles into a scheme which he intends to use to put Bobby in trouble with Jock.

January 9, 1981: Executive Wife
Season 4, episode 10
W: Rena Down   D: Leonard Katzman

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Joel Fabiani (Alex Ward), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Michael Bell (Les Crowley), William Smithers (Jeremy Wendell), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Ted Gehring (Brady York), Jerry Haynes (Pat Powers).
J.R. encourages Jock to consummate a business deal, fully aware that this will conflict with Bobby's plans. Pam, feeling a poor second to Bobby's work, receives the attention she is lacking from a business associate named Alex Ward.

January 16, 1981: End Of The Road (1)
Season 4, episode 11
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Irving J. Moore

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Joel Fabiani (Alex Ward), Audrey Landers (Afton Cooper), Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), William Smithers (Jeremy Wendell), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Harry Carey Jr. (Red), Anne Francis (Arliss Cooper), Janine Turner (Susan).
Mitch's sister and mother arrive for Lucy's upcoming wedding and J.R. takes an immediate interest in the sister, which worries Sue Ellen; Bobby finds himself in a tough position after he enters an oil-drilling agreement.

January 23, 1981: End Of The Road (2)
Season 4, episode 12
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Irving J. Moore

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Joel Fabiani (Alex Ward), Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Ted Shackelford (Gary Ewing), Joan Van Ark (Valene Ewing), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Monte Markham (Clint Ogden), William Smithers (Jeremy Wendell), Jeanna Michaels (Connie), Karlene Crockett (Muriel Gillis), Ted Gehring (Brady York), Robert Rockwell (Minister), Anne Francis (Arliss Cooper).
At the wedding of Lucy and Mitch, Sue Ellen makes a play for an old boyfriend to get even for J.R.'s "interest" in Mitch's sister; Bobby resigns as president of Ewing Oil; Miss Ellie accuses Jock of behavior for which she can never forgive him.

January 30, 1981: Making Of A President
Season 4, episode 13
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Gunnar Hellstrom

With Susan Flannery (Leslie Stewart), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Joel Fabiani (Alex Ward), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Ron Hayes (Hank Johnson), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Monte Markham (Clint Ogden), Noble Willingham (Justin Carlisle), Jerry Hardin (Elroy Askew), Anne Francis (Arliss Cooper).
J.R. hires a high-pressure public relations woman to improve his tarnished image as he resumes the reins of Ewing Oil; Sue Ellen discovers Pam having a rendezvous with Alex.

February 6, 1981: Start The Revolution With Me
Season 4, episode 14
W: Rena Down   D: Larry Hagman

With Susan Flannery (Leslie Stewart), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Joel Fabiani (Alex Ward), Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Ron Hayes (Hank Johnson), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Monte Markham (Clint Ogden), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Len Birman (Claude Brown), Martin West (Phil McKenna), Woody Eney (Appleton).
J.R.'s campaign for power puts him further under the influence of Leslie Stewart who, much to his frustration, keeps him at arm's length; J.R. moves ahead with his plans to topple the foreign government which confiscated his oil wells.

February 13, 1981: The Quest
Season 4, episode 15
W: Robert J. Shaw   D: Gunnar Hellstrom

With Susan Flannery (Leslie Stewart), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Joel Fabiani (Alex Ward), Ron Hayes (Hank Johnson), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Monte Markham (Clint Ogden), Len Birman (Claude Brown), Woody Eney (Appleton), Martin West (Phil McKenna), Anne Francis (Arliss Cooper), John Lehne (Kyle Bennett).
J.R. uses his influence to make sure that Cliff Barnes does not get chosen for public office; Sue Ellen can't get anyone -- including J.R. -- to believe that she is being followed, so she takes matters into her own hands.

February 20, 1981: Lover, Come Back
Season 4, episode 16
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Irving J. Moore

With Susan Flannery (Leslie Stewart), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Joel Fabiani (Alex Ward), Ron Hayes (Hank Johnson), Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Martin West (Phil McKenna).
J.R.'s foreign coup brings the cartel back; Donna and Ray are reunited and plan to marry; Sue Ellen discovers that Dusty is alive but unwilling to resume their old relationship.

February 27, 1981: The New Mrs. Ewing
Season 4, episode 17
W: Linda Elstad   D: Patrick Duffy

With Susan Flannery (Leslie Stewart), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Joel Fabiani (Alex Ward), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), Monte Markham (Clint Ogden), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Robert Sampson (Justin Carlisle).
Donna and Ray are married, however the cold war between Jock and Miss Ellie escalates; Bobby forms a new business alliance with Cliff Barnes, but his growing jealousy over Pam forces a confrontation with Alex Ward.

March 13, 1981: Mark Of Cain
Season 4, episode 18
W: Leah Markus   D: Larry Hagman

With Susan Flannery (Leslie Stewart), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), David Healey (Senator), Deborah Tranelli (Phyllis), Joseph Warren (Senator), Jeff Cooper (Dr. Simon Elby), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Monte Markham (Clint Ogden), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Ellen Bry (Jean Halliman), Jay Varella (Senator), Joel Brooks (Larry).
As Leslie Stewart uses her conniving charms to "reel in" J.R., Bobby is caught in the middle of Jock and Miss Ellie's feud.

March 27, 1981: The Gathering Storm
Season 4, episode 19
W: Robert J. Shaw   D: Michael Preece

With Susan Flannery (Leslie Stewart), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Christopher Stone (Dave Stratton), Monte Markham (Clint Ogden), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), William Smithers (Jeremy Wendell), Ellen Bry (Jean Halliman), Cherie Beasley (Judy Smith), Morgan Hart (Jenny Smith).
Jock threatens to sell the family business if Miss Ellie divorces him as a result of J.R.'s manipulating.

April 3, 1981: Ewing vs. Ewing
Season 4, episode 20
W: Leah Markus   D: Irving J. Moore

With Susan Flannery (Leslie Stewart), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), David Healey (Senator), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Joseph Warren (Senator), Monte Markham (Clint Ogden), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), William Smithers (Jeremy Wendell), Craig Stevens (Greg Stewart), John Randolph (Lincoln Hargrove), John Varela (Senator), Richard Derr (Howard), Morgan Hart (Jenny Smith), Cherie Beasley (Judy Smith).
Donna and Ray try to reconcile Jock and Miss Ellie only to find their problems run deeper than the Tapaka project; as J.R. accelerates his efforts to sell Ewing Oil, Leslie Stewart's ex-husband shows up in Dallas.

April 10, 1981: New Beginnings
Season 4, episode 21
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Irving J. Moore

With Susan Flannery (Leslie Stewart), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Christopher Stone (Dave Stratton), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Monte Markham (Clint Ogden), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), William Smithers (Jeremy Wendell), Stephanie Braxton (Alisha Ogden), Richard Derr (Howard).
Jock and Miss Ellie's reconciliation results in a second honeymoon and the stalling of J.R.'s scheme to sell Ewing Oil.

April 17, 1981: Full Circle
Season 4, episode 22
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Michael Preece

With Susan Flannery (Leslie Stewart), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Christopher Stone (Dave Stratton), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), David Healey (Senator), Joseph Warren (Senator), Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Ellen Bry (Jean Hallinan), John Randolph (Lincoln Hargrove), Jay Varella (Senator), William Smithers (Jeremy Windell).
Kristin Sheppard returns from California to reveal another scheme; Cliff uses Westar's help to build a case against J.R. in connection with the South-East Asian coup, and hands the materials over to Bobby's Senate committee.

May 1, 1981: Ewing-Gate
Season 4, episode 23
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Leonard Katzman

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Morgan Woodward (Marvin Anderson), David Healey (Senator Harbin), James L. Brown (Harry McSween), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Joseph Warren (Senator), Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), William Smithers (Jeremy Wendell), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Susan Flannery (Leslie Stewart), Len Birman (Claude Brown), Jay Varella (Senator), William Boyett, Byron Morrow (Defense Attorney), James Hong (Ambassador).
Sue Ellen leaves J.R. but he prevents her taking John Ross with her; J.R. faces the possible loss of Ewing Oil and a jail sentence for his role in the Asian oil scandal; Cliff finds a dead woman in the Southfork pool.





October 9, 1981: Missing Heir
Season 5, episode 1
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Irving J. Moore

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Barry Corbin (Sheriff Fenton Washburn), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), James L. Brown (Harry McSween), William Lucking (Deputy Matland), Harlan Jordan (Sheriff Hawkins), Herbert Rudley (Howard Barker).
The identity of the dead woman floating in the pool is revealed; J.R. and Cliff accuse each other of the murder and both are questioned by the police.

October 16, 1981: Gone, But Not Forgotten
Season 5, episode 2
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Leonard Katzman

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), William Smithers (Jeremy Wendell), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Barry Corbin (Sheriff Washburn), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), James L. Brown (Harry McSween), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Bruce French (Jerry Macon), Herbert Rudley (Howard Barker).
J.R. and Cliff face each other at the inquest regarding the death in the Southfork swimming pool; a grieving Sue Ellen takes action to put an end to her marriage.

October 23, 1981: Showdown At San Angelo
Season 5, episode 3
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Irving J. Moore

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), James L. Brown (Harry McSween), Bruce French (Jerry Macon).
J.R. uses Miss Ellie to gain access to the Southern Cross Ranch to try to regain his son; Sue Ellen has misgivings about building a new life with Dusty.

October 30, 1981: Little Boy Lost
Season 5, episode 4
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Leonard Katzman

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Edward Winter (Dr. Frank Waring), Morgan Brittany (Katherine Wentworth), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Donegan Smith (John Jackson), John Zaremba (Dr. Harlan Danvers), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Barry Nelson (Arthur Elrod), Herbert Rudley (Howard Barker), Arthur Malet (Mr. Forest).
As they prepare to do battle for temporary custody of John Ross, J.R. concocts a scheme to undermine Sue Ellen's chances.

November 6, 1981: The Sweet Smell Of Revenge
Season 5, episode 5
W: Linda Elstad   D: Irving J. Moore

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Edward Winter (Dr. Frank Waring), Morgan Brittany (Katherine Wentworth), Gretchen Wyler (Dr. Dagmara Conrad), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), David Tress (Walter Sherr), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Laurence Haddon (Franklin Horner), Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Art Hindle (Jeff Farraday).
Pam goes missing; J.R. initiates a plot to convince Dusty to evict Sue Ellen and John Ross by buying up all the available oil to put the Farlow refinery out of business; Bobby receives a letter with a picture of Kristin and her baby and an offer of more information for sale.

November 13, 1981: The Big Shut Down
Season 5, episode 6
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Leonard Katzman

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Edward Winter (Dr. Frank Waring), Morgan Brittany (Katherine Wentworth), Gretchen Wyler (Dr. Dagmara Conrad), Tami Barber (Bev), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Dennis Patrick (Vaughn Leland), Art Hindle (Jeff Farraday), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Laurence Haddon (Franklin Horner), David Tress (Walter Sherr), Phillip R. Allen (Lloyd Bettinger).
Clayton Farlow refuses to give in to J.R.'s demands as J.R. secretly attempts to dry up the supply of oil to the Farlow refineries; Bobby makes arrangements to buy more information regarding the identify of the father of Kristin's baby.

November 20, 1981: Blocked
Season 5, episode 7
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Irving J. Moore

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Gretchen Wyler (Dr. Dagmara Conrad), Art Hindle (Jeff Farraday), Joseph Warren (Senator Dickson), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), David Tress (Walter Sherr), Andy Jarrell (Neal Hart).
Bobby talks to Jordan Lee, who denies being the father of Kristin's baby. Clayton refuses to throw out Sue Ellen despite J.R.'s control of the oil. The price of oil starts to drop, making J.R.'s plan much riskier.

November 27, 1981: The Split
Season 5, episode 8
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Leonard Katzman

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Ted Shackelford (Gary Ewing), Gretchen Wyler (Dr. Dagmara Conrad), Dennis Patrick (Vaughn Leland), Art Hindle (Jeff Farraday), David Tress (Walter Sherr), Joan Van Ark (Valene Ewing), Barbara Stock (Heather Wilson), H.M. Wynant (Ed Chapman), Robert Symonds (Martin Porter), Bernard Behrens (Harold Haskell), Andy Jarrell (Neal Hart).
Ellie recives a shocking legal document from Jock which affects the future of Ewing Oil. Jock continues on his mission in South America for the State Department. J.R. has a confrontation with Dusty at the Cotton Bowl stadium.

December 4, 1981: Five Dollars A Barrel
Season 5, episode 9
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Irving J. Moore

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Edward Winter (Dr. Frank Waring), Ted Shackelford (Gary Ewing), Gretchen Wyler (Dr. Dagmara Conrad), Dennis Patrick (Vaughn Leland), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), Art Hindle (Jeff Farraday), David Tress (Walter Sherr), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Lee De Broux (Billy Bob McCoy), Robert Symonds (Martin Porter).
J.R. is forced to accept Cliff's demands for Ewing property after Cliff buys the bank notes on J.R.'s $200 million loan and threatens foreclosure. J.R. plots unsuccesssfully to acquire Gary and Ray's voting shares. Pam is allowed to leave the hospital for a brief visit to Southfork.

December 11, 1981: Starting Over
Season 5, episode 10
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Leonard Katzman

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Gretchen Wyler (Dr. Dagmara Conrad), Dennis Patrick (Vaughn Leland), Art Hindle (Jeff Farraday), Laurence Haddon (Franklin Horner), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Bruce Gray (Dr. Alan Cosby), Barry Nelson (Arthur Elrod), Ed Gilbert (Paul Winslow).
Miss Ellie decides to give Ray a loan to help him out and discovers what J.R. has been up to. Sue Ellen realizes Dusty won't be happy with her and leaves the Southern Cross. Bobby buys Kristin's baby, thinking J.R. is the father, and brings the baby home to confront J.R.

December 18, 1981: Waterloo At Southfork
Season 5, episode 11
W: Linda Elstad   D: Irving J. Moore

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Gretchen Wyler (Dr. Dagmara Conrad), Dennis Patrick (Vaughn Leland), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), David Tress (Walter Sherr), Barry Nelson (Arthur Elrod), Patricia McCormack (Evelyn Michaelson), Dan Hamilton (Eric), Herbert Rudley (Howard Barker), Wiley Harker (Judge Berwin).
Miss Ellie calls the family together to vote on whether J.R. should continue as president of Ewing Oil. Bobby tries to figure out a way to adopt baby Chistopher without Pam figuring out who he is. Ray pulls out of his development deal, leaving Donna angry that he wouldn't confide in her or ask for help.

January 1, 1982: Barbecue Two
Season 5, episode 12
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Leonard Katzman

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Edward Winter (Dr. Frank Waring), Morgan Brittany (Katherine Wentworth), Dennis Redfield (Roger Larson), Anne Lucas (Cassie), Bernard Behrens (Harold Haskell).
Miss Ellie plans the annual Ewing Barbecue to celebrate Jock's return from South America. Lucy invites Mitch to the party but is annoyed when he neglects her. Ray gets drunk and embarrasses Donna. Miss Ellie gets a shocking phone call.

January 8, 1982: The Search
Season 5, episode 13
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Irving J. Moore

With Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), George Cooper (Lee Evans), Francisco Lagueruela (Julian), Garret Pearson (Medic), Connie Ramirez (Stewardess).
J.R., Bobby, and Ray fly to South America to join in the investigation at the site of the crash of Jock's helicopter. They search in the jungle and even reach the crash site, where Bobby finds Jock's medallion, but nothing else.

January 15, 1982: Denial
Season 5, episode 14
W: Linda Elstad   D: Victor French

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Lindsay Bloom (Bonnie Robertson), Dennis Redfield (Roger Larson), Phyllis Flax (Mrs. Chambers), Stephanie Blackmore (Serena Wald), Diane McBain (Dee Dee Webster), Jim McKrell (Henry Webster), Peter Brown (Tom Flintoff), J. Edward McKinley (Len), Ray Stewart, Dan Hamilton (Eric).
Jock's death has a devastating effect on J.R. and Bobby has to cover for himself as well as his brother in running Ewing Oil. J.R. is unable to deal even with the simplest of business demands in his grief.

January 22, 1982: Head Of The Family
Season 5, episode 15
W: Howard Lakin   D: Patrick Duffy

With Gretchen Wyler (Dr. Dagmara Conrad), Dennis Redfield (Roger Larson), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Lindsay Bloom (Bonnie Robertson), Stephanie Blackmore (Serena Wald), Ray Wise (Blair Sullivan), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Diane McBain (Dee Dee Webster), Jim McKrell (Henry Webster), Barbara Stock (Heather Wilson), H.M. Wynant (Ed Chapman).
With J.R.'s continued absence from the business and Ray's apathy and negligence toward the running of the ranch, Bobby is strugglingto keep Ewing Oil afloat.

January 29, 1982: The Phoenix
Season 5, episode 16
W: David Paulsen   D: Harry Harris

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Morgan Brittany (Katherine Wentworth), Lindsay Bloom (Bonnie Robertson), Dennis Redfield (Roger Larson), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), Dan Hamilton (Eric), Vernon Weddle (Mr. McGregor), K.C. Winkler (Melinda), Susan Damante (Carolyn Carter).
A recovered J.R. brings John Ross to the Ewing Oil offices to introduce him to what he hopes is his son's future. Later, when he tells Sue Ellen about it, she is far from delighted.

February 5, 1982: My Father, My Son
Season 5, episode 17
W: Will Lorin   D: Larry Hagman

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Claude Earl Jones (Wally Hampton), Morgan Brittany (Katherine Wentworth), Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Sherril Lynn Rettino (Jackie Dugan), Phyllis Flax (Mrs. Chambers), Dennis Redfield (Roger Larson), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Bruce French (Jerry Macon), Ron Tomme (Charles Eccles), Patricia McCormack (Evelyn Michaelson).
J.R. tries to convince Donna that the only way to save her marriage is to persuade Ray to give his ten voting shares to J.R., thereby severing his ties to the Ewings.

February 12, 1982: Anniversary
Season 5, episode 18
W: David Paulsen   D: Joseph Manduke

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Barbara Babcock (Liz Craig), Morgan Brittany (Katherine Wentworth), Claude Earl Jones (Wally Hampton), Lindsay Bloom (Bonnie Robertson), Dennis Redfield (Roger Larson), Jenny Sherman (Geraldine Crane), Danny Dayton (Emcee), Ron Tomme (Charles Eccles), Patricia McCormack (Evelyn Michaelson).
J.R., behind the scenes, gets a job offer for Cliff to get him out of Southfork so he can make a move to rekindle his relationship with Sue Ellen. Ray is caught with another woman by Donna and Lucy confronts Evelyn about Mitch.

February 19, 1982: Adoption
Season 5, episode 19
W: Howard Lakin   D: Larry Hagman

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Art Hindle (Jeff Farraday), Lindsay Bloom (Bonnie Robertson), Dennis Redfield (Roger Larson), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Ray Wise (Blair Sullivan), Anne Lucas (Cassie), Ron Tomme (Charles Eccles), Robert Alan Browne (Breslin), Don Starr (Jordon Lee), Herb Vigran (Judge Thornby).
J.R. has Ray arrested during one of his binges then shows up at jail and persuades a distraught Ray to sign over his ten voting shares in Ewing Oil. Cliff discovers J.R.'s plot to get him a phony job with Olco Industries.

February 26, 1982: The Maelstrom
Season 5, episode 20
W: Will Lorin   D: Patrick Duffy

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Morgan Brittany (Katherine Wentworth), Art Hindle (Jeff Farraday), Lindsay Bloom (Bonnie Robertson), Dennis Redfield (Roger Larson), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Ray Wise (Blair Sullivan), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Bruce French (Jerry Macon), Peter Brandon (Lowell Greer).
J.R. returns to Southfork where the family is celebrating Christopher's adoption which serves to depress him further as he realizes he may be a long way from having his own son back. Ray cleans up his act and starts to put his life back together.

March 5, 1982: The Prodigal
Season 5, episode 21
W: David Paulsen   D: Michael Preece

With Dennis Redfield (Roger Larson), Art Hindle (Jeff Farraday), Morgan Brittany (Katherine Wentworth), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Phyllis Flax (Mrs. Chambers), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Ray Wise (Blair Sullivan), Peter Brandon (Lowell Greer), Gary Pagett (Murphy), Bill Erwin (Abel Greeley).
Katherine looks for J.R.'s help because Cliff has taken over Wentworth Tool and Dye. Donna uncovers a secret in the pasts of the Ewings and Culvers while Clayton does some investigating to find out if Cliff is good for Sue Ellen.

March 12, 1982: Vengeance
Season 5, episode 22
W: Howard Lakin   D: Irving J. Moore

With Ray Wise (Blair Sullivan), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), James L. Brown (Harry McSween), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Art Hindle (Jeff Farraday), Dennis Redfield (Roger Larson), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Gary Pagett (Murphy), Eunice Christopher (Mrs. Gillman), Arthur Malet (Mr. Forest).
J.R., through his manipulations, dupes Cliff into spending millions on a phony land deal. Farraday meets with Bobby and wants money and a ticket to Rio while Cliff proposes marriage to Sue Ellen.

March 19, 1982: Blackmail
Season 5, episode 23
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Michael Preece

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Dennis Redfield (Roger Larson), Art Hindle (Jeff Farraday), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Robert F. Hoy (Detective Howard), Jonathan Lippe (Joe Smith), Tom Stern (Detective White), Pamela Murphy (Marie).
Bobby Ewing's worst fears are realized when Farraday is murdered but a much worse blackmailer takes his place, his brother, J.R. With copies of Christopher's adoption records in his possession, J.R. realizes that he is probably the real father and now he can force Bobby to do his will so that Pam will never find out.

March 26, 1982: The Investigation
Season 5, episode 24
W: Bruce Shelly   D: Irving J. Moore

With Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Morgan Brittany (Katherine Wentworth), Dennis Redfield (Roger Larson), Jack Collins (Russell Slater), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Robert F. Hoy (Detective Howard), Phyllis Flax (Mrs. Chambers), Jonathan Lippe (Joe Smith), Arthur Malet (Mr. Forest), Pamela Murphy (Marie), Tom Stern (Detective White).
Bobby is in a difficult position when he is questioned by the police about the extent of his involvement with Farraday. Lucy is released from her bondage after she is found by Pam and Bobby.

April 2, 1982: Acceptance
Season 5, episode 25
W: Will Lorin   D: Michael Preece

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Leigh McCloskey (Mitch Cooper), Robert F. Hoy (Detective Howard), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Phyllis Flax (Mrs. Chambers), Tom Stern (Detective White), Jonathan Lippe (Joe Smith), Olan Soule, H.M. Wynant (Ed Chapman).
Miss Ellie makes a decision on the book Donna is working on and comes to accept that Jock has died. The police recruit Bobby's help in setting up a plan to catch Farraday's killers and Cliff is fired by his mother for embezzlement.

April 9, 1982: Goodbye, Cliff Barnes
Season 5, episode 26
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Irving J. Moore

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Karlene Crockett (Muriel Gillis), Robert F. Hoy (Detective Howard), Phyllis Flax (Mrs. Chambers).
Cliff is devastated by Sue Ellen's return to J.R. and when Afton visits him she makes a shocking discovery. Bobby comes clean and reveals Christopher's true parentage to Pam. Clayton makes a return to Southfork and Lucy admits to a terrible secret.





October 1, 1982: Changing Of The Guard
Season 6, episode 1
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Michael Preece

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Lois Chiles (Holly Harwood), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Karlene Crockett (Muriel Gillis), William H. Bassett (Dr. Hollister), Phyllis Flax (Mrs. Chambers), Danone Simpson (Kendall), Roseanna Christiansen (Teresa), Paul Carr (Ted Prince), Sheila Frazier (Miss Carpenter), Jim Weston (Rick Miller), Charles Escamilla (Raoul).
J.R. is the focus of everyone's wrath at Southfork. J.R. is blamed by the other Ewings, as well as Afton and Rebecca, for driving Cliff to suicide. Bobby has his own reasons for being furious with J.R. after being blackmailed by him over Christopher.

October 8, 1982: Where There's A Will
Season 6, episode 2
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Leonard Katzman

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Alice Hirson (Mavis Anderson), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Danone Simpson (Kendall), Stephanie Blackmore (Serena Wald), Robin Strand (John Baxter), Jim Weston (Rick), Aarika Wells (Millie Laverne), Paul Carr (Ted Prince), Charles Napier (Carl Daggett).
J.R. schemes to get an advance look at Jock's will after discovering his father's wishes have sealed it until it can be revealed to the entire family.

October 15, 1982: Billion Dollar Question
Season 6, episode 3
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Michael Preece

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Lois Chiles (Holly Harwood), Kate Reid (Lil Trotter), Alice Hirson (Mavis Anderson), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Roseanna Christiansen (Teresa), Frank Marth (Dr. Grovner), Dennis Lipscomb (Nelson Harding).
J.R. tries to push his mother and Bobby into a decision that would open Jock's will. Bobby and J.R. agree that it is time their mother gets out and meet old friends.

October 22, 1982: The Big Ball
Season 6, episode 4
W: Leonard Katzman   D: Leonard Katzman

With Jared Martin (Dusty Farlow), Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Dale Robertson (Frank Crutcher), Lois Chiles (Holly Harwood), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Kate Reid (Lil Trotter), Roseanna Christiansen (Teresa), Alice Hirson (Mavis Anderson), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Timothy Patrick Murphy (Mickey Trotter), Melody Anderson (Linda Farlow).
The Oil Baron's Ball opens up a new era for Miss Ellie. Sue Ellen is shocked when Dusty shows up at the Southern Cross while she is there visiting Clayton. Lucy decides she must get on with her life and put the past behind her.

October 29, 1982: Jock's Will
Season 6, episode 5
W: David Paulsen   D: Michael Preece

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Dale Robertson (Frank Crutcher), Kate Reid (Lil Trotter), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Timothy Patrick Murphy (Mickey Trotter), Alice Hirson (Mavis Anderson), Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), Phyllis Flax (Mrs. Chambers), Roseanna Christiansen (Teresa), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Kenneth Kimmins (Thornton McLeish), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Ted Shackelford (Gary Ewing), Peter Hobbs, George Cooper (Lee Evans).
The Ewing clan gathers at Southfork to hear the contents of Jock's will. Miss Ellie realizes that there is little hope of Jock ever returning so she takes her own advice about "moving on".

November 5, 1982: Aftermath
Season 6, episode 6
W: David Paulsen   D: Leonard Katzman

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Lois Chiles (Holly Harwood), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Ben Piazza (Walt Driscoll), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), James L. Brown (Harry McSween), Robert Ackerman (Wade Luce), Danone Simpson (Kendall), Ray Wise (Blair Sullivan), Kenneth Kimmins (Thornton McLeish), Timothy Patrick Murphy (Mickey Trotter), Paul Napier (Harold Boyle), Patrick McNamara (Jarrett McLeish).
With Jock's will pitting them against each other, J.R. and Bobby prepare to do battle to prove who is the best man and entitled to Ewing Oil. Miss Ellie is in the middle as her two sons square off.

November 12, 1982: Hit And Run
Season 6, episode 7
W: Howard Lakin   D: Michael Preece

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Dale Robertson (Frank Crutcher), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Ben Piazza (Walt Driscoll), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), James L. Brown (Harry McSween), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Kenneth Kimmins (Thornton McLeish), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Ray Wise (Blair Sullivan), Roseanna Christiansen (Teresa), Timothy Patrick Murphy (Mickey Trotter), John Larroquette (Mr. Colton), Nicholas Hammond (Bill Johnson), Fay Hauser (Annie), Jim Weston (Rick), Patrick McNamara (Jarrett McLeish), Martha Smith (Carol Driscoll), Paul Carr (Ted Prince).
J.R. and Bobby take different routes in their efforts to outdo each other for Ewing Oil. J.R. again is up to his old tricks to gain the advantage over his brother in their rivalry.

November 19, 1982: The Ewing Touch
Season 6, episode 8
W: Howard Lakin   D: Leonard Katzman

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Dale Robertson (Frank Crutcher), Lois Chiles (Holly Harwood), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Ben Piazza (Walt Driscoll), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Tami Barber (Bev), Alice Hirson (Mavis Anderson), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Kenneth Kimmins (Thornton McLeish), Roseanna Christiansen (Teresa), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Timothy Patrick Murphy (Mickey Trotter), Albert Salmi (Gil Thurman), Nicholas Hammond (Bill Johnson), Thomas Babson, John Larroquette (Phillip Colton), Fay Hauser (Annie), Patrick McNamara (Jarrett McLeish).
J.R.'s and Bobby's true colors emerge as they jockey for position in their race for Ewing Oil. Members of the Ewing familyexperience varied emotions when Ellie invites a gentleman friend to dinner.

November 26, 1982: Fringe Benefits
Season 6, episode 9
W: Will Lorin   D: Michael Preece

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Dale Robertson (Frank Crutcher), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Kenneth Kimmins (Thornton McLeish), Jack Collins (Russell Slater), Albert Salmi (Gil Thurman), Michael Prince (John Macklin).
J.R. Ewing and Cliff Barnes vie for the same oil refinery, with either Sue Ellen or Afton holding the trump card to win the deal for her man.

December 3, 1982: The Wedding
Season 6, episode 10
W: Will Lorin   D: Leonard Katzman

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Lois Chiles (Holly Harwood), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Alice Hirson (Mavis Anderson), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Danone Simpson (Kendall), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Ray Wise (Blair Sullivan), Timothy Patrick Murphy (Mickey Trotter), Parley Baer (Minister Brown).
Oilmen boycott JR's wedding to Sue Ellen as they are all up in arms over his variance to pump oil at full capacity. Meanwhile, JR rubs Cliffs nose in the fact that he's re-marrying Sue Ellen by inviting him to the wedding.

December 10, 1982: Post Nuptial
Season 6, episode 11
W: David Paulsen   D: Michael Preece

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), E.J. Andre (Eugene Bullock), Lois Chiles (Holly Harwood), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Alice Hirson (Mavis Anderson), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Lacy Wayne, Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Tom Fuccello (Dave Culver), Timothy Patrick Murphy (Mickey Trotter), Nicholas Hammond (Bill Johnson), Parley Baer (Minister Brown), Jon Cypher.
Cliff makes a scene at the wedding and then fights with J.R. in the pool. Rebecca encourages the cartel to put the screws to J.R.

December 17, 1982: Barbecue Three
Season 6, episode 12
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Leonard Katzman

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), E.J. Andre (Eugene Bullock), Lois Chiles (Holly Harwood), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Alice Hirson (Mavis Anderson), Fern Fitzgerald (Marilee Stone), Danone Simpson (Kendall), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), Arlen Dean Snyder (George Hicks), Timothy Patrick Murphy (Mickey Trotter), James Karen (Elton Lawrence), Julio Medina (Henry Figueroa).
Holly Harwood entertains thoughts of getting JR out of her company and Bobby into her bed at the same time. The Texas Energy Commission deliberates on JR's variance, as he pulls a move that threatens the entire Texas oil community, which shows up at the Ewing annual barbecue like an old-fashioned Texas showdown

December 31, 1982: Mama Dearest
Season 6, episode 13
W: Arthur Bernard Lewis   D: Patrick Duffy

With Priscilla Pointer (Rebecca Wentworth), Lois Chiles (Holly Harwood), Morgan Woodward (Punk Anderson), Don Starr (Jordan Lee), George Petrie (Harve Smithfield), Paul Sorenson (Andy Bradley), Danone Simpson (Kendall), Karlene Crockett (Muriel Gillis), Arlen Dean Snyder (George Hicks), Timothy Patrick Murphy (Mickey Trotter), Donald Moffat (Brooks Oliver), Paul Carr (Ted Prince), James Karen (Elton Lawrence), Julio Medina (Henry Figueroa).
Having decided to contest Jock's will, Miss Ellie meets with resistance from JR, Bobby, and Harve Smithfield, who must defend the will and recommends someone else to her.


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